One of the finest but rarely trekked trails in far Eastern Nepal offers immaculate natural beauty, amazing geography, rich biodiversity, colorful culture, and the warm welcome of local people.
Milke dada trek is most admired for the splendid views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Kumbhakarna Mt. Makalu, etc. The natural, cultural, and geographic diversity of the area is the major attraction of the trek. The region is densely vegetated with rare alpine flora and the beautiful Rhododendron forest in the spring. During summer this place will be a paradise for naturalists, botanists,s and flower lovers,
Makalu Arun Social trek ( MAST) organizes this tea house trek from Tumlingtar or Khandbari. The trial goes from Khandbari – Wana- Chainpur- Pokhari- Nundhaki village- Gopha Pokhari and goes up to Milke Danda. Then the trekkers come back through Gupha Pokhari – Chauki and finally arrive at Basantapur
Khandbari – Tumlingtar- Chainpur- Pokhari- Nun Dhaki – Gupha Pokhari- Milke Danda- Chauki and end in BasantaPur.
Flight (30 minutes) from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar airport. Receive and welcome by MAST staff representative at the airport. Catch a jeep, drive for 15 minutes and get a Khandbari hotel room and have some rest there. If you have time, you can explore the Khandbari bazaar, Child Welfare Home Khandbari, etc. Meet your porter guide at MAST office Khandbari, and be introduced to him and also discuss your trek and prepare a trek plan. Overnight stay at a hotel or homestay in Khandbari.
After you have breakfast at 7 am at the hotel in Khandbari catch a regular bus and drive for 2 hours to get to Chainpur. After having lunch at a hotel in Chainpur trek for about two hours and get to Pokhari, a small market. Find one of the best tea houses for your overnight stay there. Explore Pokhari village and enjoy sightseeing and capturing photos around the place.
Today have your breakfast at the tea house at 8 am, and commence your trek. Trek for 4- 6 hours up to Nundhaki. Find one of the best tea houses there for your food and accommodation there.
After breakfast at 8 am at the tea house at Nundhaki trek for 4- 6 hours up to Gupha Pokhari Find one of the best tea houses there for your food and accommodation
This is your exploration day around Gupha Pokhari. Food and accommodation at the tea house in Gupha Pokhari.
This is the next significant day on which you are reaching your destination. Enjoy observing the beautiful scene of rhododendron on the Milke Danda. Overnight stay at a tea house there at the same tea house at Gupha Pokhgari.
After breakfast at 8 am at Gupha Pokhari tea house, trek up to Chauki (4-6 hours trekking). Enjoy observing the beautiful scene of rhododendron glowering there. Find one of the best tea houses at Chauki for your overnight stay.
After breakfast at 8 am at the tea house trek up to Basantapur (4-6 hours trekking). Say goodbye to your porter guide . Find one of the best hotels there for your food and accommodation. Explore Basantapur and capture pictures of those places.
Find a day Micro bus early in the morning and travel the whole day via Dharan Itahari, Bardebas, Sinduli to Kathmandu and get Kathmandu in the evening.
The best time to enjoy this trek is in April. This region is famous for the thirty-four varieties of rhododendron found here during the period.
Yes. You can enjoy this trekking having food and accommodation at local tea house.
The food and accommodation is not so expensive along this trial. Local food (dal bhat) cost about Rs.200- 300 and best cost about per 300- 500 per person.